McWilliams, Annie Lillian (1874-1943)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 816.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 816.

Lillian McWilliams was the widow of George McWilliams. She lived at 1819 Robson Street in 1915.

Lillian McWilliams was born Annie Lillian James in Toronto, Ontario on September 1, 1874. (She was often called Lillian.) Her parents were William Edward James (1848-1913) and Mary Jane McWilliams (1851–1895).

On November 29, 1898, in Brandon, Manitoba, she married George McWilliams, who was a blacksmith. He was born in Lakefield, Ontario on June 14, 1868. His parents were John Harper McWilliams (1843–1929) and Mary Jane McElwain (1838–1899).

George died in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on June 9, 1910.

By 1911, Lillian was living at 1915 Lakewood Drive in Vancouver.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 912.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 912.

She lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1911 to 1913 1915 Lakewood Drive
1914 1010a Eveleigh Street
1915 1819 Robson Street
1916 1344 Graveley Street
1917 and 1918 1549 Charles Street
1919 to 1921 1297 West Broadway
1922 Not listed under Vancouver names
1923 1346 West 6th Avenue
1924 to 1927 3516 West Second Avenue
1928 3236 Quesnelle Drive
1929 to 1943 3890 West 21st Avenue

In 1914 Lillian was the proprietor of the Alma Rooms at 1010a Eveleigh Street.

She did not re-marry, and she continued to live in Vancouver until the 1940s.

She died in Vancouver on August 8, 1943. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Lillian had the following children.

 

John Maxwell McWilliams

John Maxwell McWilliams (often called “Maxwell”) was born in Rapid City, Manitoba on September 17, 1899.

He served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

On June 16, 1926, in Vancouver, he married Eileen Beatrice Male. She was born in Oxton, Birkenhead, England, on May 18, 1902. Her parents were John Gillies Male(1868–1951) and Nellie Christian Thorburn (1871-1970).

Maxwell died in Central Saanich, British Columbia, on June 16, 1980.

Eileen died in Burnaby, British Columbia, on October 10, 2000.

 

George Reginald McWilliams

George Reginald McWilliams was born on August 4, 1901, in Rapid City, Manitoba.

On January 21, 1928, in Victoria, British Columbia, he married Dorothy Anne Locke (or Lockie). She was born in St. Helens, England, on April 27, 1900. Her parents were William Lockie and Bertha Alice Phillips.

George died in Vancouver on February 21, 1974

Dorothy died in Essondale, British Columbia on June 13, 1974.

 

Mary Margaret McWilliams

Mary Margaret McWilliams was born on June 16, 1905, in Rapid City, Manitoba, Canada.

On October 8, 1937, in Vancouver, she married Warwick William Lockyer, who was a painter. He was born in Lewisham, London, England, on August 29, 1905. His parents were William Constable Lockyer and Mabel Montgomery Moore.

Mary died in Vancouver on August 7, 1957.

William died in Prescott Valley, Arizona, on March 11, 2001.

 

Harold Godfrey McWilliams

Harold Godfrey McWilliams was born on August 4, 1905, in Rapid City, Manitoba

On August 5, 1938, in Vancouver, Harold married Cassie Morley Lambert. She was born on September 24, 1907, in Glenboro, Manitoba. Her parents were William Armstrong and Grace Torrance.

Cassie died in Vancouver on April 30, 1956.

In 1962, Harold married Gloria Joan McRoberts. She was born on November 5, 1928.

Harold died on July 29, 1983, in Victoria, British Columbia.

Gloria died in Victoria on September 29, 2008.

 

Georgina Edna McWilliams

Georgina Edna McWilliams was born in Vancouver on September 22, 1910.

She married Richard McGeorge, who was a labourer and packer. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 21, 1907. His parents were George Samuel McGeorge and Jean Clark Wood.

Georgina died in Abbotsford, British Columbia, on July 12, 1988.

Richard died in Vancouver on October 29, 1991.

 

Sources

John Harper McWilliams (father of George McWilliams)

John Harper McWilliams (1843–1929); Birth JUL. 16, 1843, Norwood Ontario, Canada; Death JAN. 9, 1929, Lakefield, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca.)

 

Mary Jane McElwain (mother of George McWilliams)

Mary Jane McElwain (1838–1899); Birth JUL. 3, 1838, N Monsghan, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada; Death SEP. 16, 1899, Lakefield, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca.)

 

George Mcwilliams (husband of Annie Lillian James)

George MCWILLIAMS (1868–1910); Birth 14 JUN 1868, Lakefield, Ontario, Canada; Death 9 JUN 1910, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (ancestry.ca).

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1898-002508; place of marriage: Brandon; date of marriage: November 29, 1898; Geo McWilliams and Annie Lillian James.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVB-6V8 : 27 April 2017), George Mcwilliams, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 7, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Manitoba Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1910-005986; George McWilliams; date of death: June 9, 1910; place of death: Winnipeg; age at death: 41 years.

 

William Edward James (father of Annie Lillian James)

William Edward James (1848–1913); Birth 1848, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales; Death 29 MAR 1913, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLL1-KL5 : 8 November 2017), William Edwards James, 1913.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-31JX : 13 December 2015), William Edward James, 1913; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26292485, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26292485: “William Edward James; Birth: 1848, Robeston Wathen, Pembrokeshire, Wales; Death: 29 Mar 1913 (aged 64-65); Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/07/017/0009; Memorial ID, 26292485.”

 

Mary Jane McWilliams (mother of Annie Lillian James)

Mary Jane MCWILLIAMS (1851–1895); Birth 1851, Ashphol, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada; Death 23 MAY 1895, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPS-7D4L : 11 July 2016), Mary Jane McWilliams James, 1895; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Mount Pleasant Cemetery; citing record ID 135810267, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/135810267: “Mary Jane McWilliams James; Birth: 1851, Asphodel, Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada; Death: 23 May 1895 (aged 43-44), Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Memorial ID: 135810267.”

 

Annie Lillian James

Annie Lillian JAMES (1874–1943); Birth 1 SEP 1874, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Death 8 AUG 1943, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1898-002508; place of marriage: Brandon; date of marriage: November 29, 1898; Geo McWilliams and Annie Lillian James.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVB-6VD : 27 April 2017), Annie L Mcwilliams, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 7, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

1911 Canada Census; Annie McWilliams [indexed as Annia McWilliams], Year: 1911; Census Place: 34 – Vancouver City, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page: 50; Family No: 598; Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLR-7YJ : 8 November 2017), Annie Lillian Mcwilliams, 1943.

 

John Maxwell McWilliams (son of Annie Lillian James)

John Maxwell MCWILLIAMS (1899–1980); Birth 17 SEP 1899, Rapid City, Manitoba, Canada; Death 16 JUN 1980, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1899-001120; John Maxwell McWilliams; date of birth: September 17, 1899; place of birth: Rapid City; Mother: Lillian A James.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVB-6V6 : 27 April 2017), Maxwell J Mcwilliams in household of Annie L Mcwilliams, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 7, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

1911 Canada Census; Maxwell McWilliams [indexed as Marvell McWilliams] in household of Annie McWilliams [indexed as Annia McWilliams], Year: 1911; Census Place: 34 – Vancouver City, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page: 50; Family No: 598; Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: McWilliams, John Maxwell; Regimental Number: 2293617; Date of Birth: 17/09/1899; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7224 – 31; Item Number: 135919; Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF); http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=135919; digitized service file: B7224-S031; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B7224-S031.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8L-MJM : 11 March 2018), John Maxwell Mcwilliam and Eileen Beatrice Male, 16 Jun 1926; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13751, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,504.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1C-R5W : 8 November 2017), John Maxwell Mc Williams, 1980.

 

John Gillies Male (father of Eileen Beatrice Male)

John Gillies Male (1868–1951); Birth 18 SEP 1868, Claughton, Cheshire, England; Death 21 AUG 1951, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XQY-9LM : 1 October 2014), John Gillies Male, 1868; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DNC-RTD : 13 December 2014), John Gillies Male, 1892; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1892, quarter 3, vol. 8A, p. 801, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSX3-2TC : 8 April 2016), John Gillies Male, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Tranmere subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCX-21R2 : 4 September 2014), John G Male, 1951; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Nellie Christian Thorburn (mother of Eileen Beatrice Male)

Nellie Christian Thorburn (1871–1970); Birth 4 FEB 1871, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England; Death 5 AUG 1970, North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSX3-2TZ : 8 April 2016), Nellie Christian Male in household of John Gillies Male, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Tranmere subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW3G-WZG : 2 August 2017), Nellie C Male in household of Louisa K S Thornburn, Birkenhead, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLYJ-SHS : 8 November 2017), Nellie Christian Male, 1970.

 

Eileen Beatrice Male (wife of John Maxwell McWilliams)

Eileen Beatrice MALE (1902–2000); Birth 18 MAY 1902, Oxton, Birkenhead, England; Death 10 OCT 2000, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2F8C-92K : 1 October 2014), Eileen Beatrice Male, 1902; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW3G-WZR : 2 August 2017), Eileen B Male in household of Louisa K S Thornburn, Birkenhead, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLN-H74 : 11 March 2018), Eileen Male, Sep 1911; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4781, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2H2Y-VYH : 11 March 2018), Eileen Male, Sep 1919; citing Immigration, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, T-14797, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

1921 Canada Census, Eileen Male in household of Daniel McDonald; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 15; Census Place: Nelson (City), Kootenay West, British Columbia; Page Number: 5. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8L-MNY : 11 March 2018), John Maxwell Mcwilliam and Eileen Beatrice Male, 16 Jun 1926; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13751, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,504.

 

George Reginald McWilliams (son of Annie Lillian James)

George Reginald McWilliams (1901–1974); Birth AUG 4, 1901, Rapid City, Manitoba, Canada; Death: FEB. 21, 1974, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1901-007680; George Reginald McWilliams; date of birth: August 4, 1901; place of birth: Rapid City; mother: Annie Lillian James.

1911 Canada Census; Reginald McWilliams in household of Annie McWilliams [indexed as Annia McWilliams], Year: 1911; Census Place: 34 – Vancouver City, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page: 50; Family No: 598; Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8N-M4V : 11 March 2018), George Reginald Mcwilliams and Dorothy Anne Lockie, 21 Jan 1928; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13755, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,508.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLB2-NTL : 8 November 2017), George Reginald Mcwilliams, 1974.

 

Dorothy Anne Lockie (Locke) (wife of George Reginald McWilliams)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8N-M4F : 11 March 2018), George Reginald Mcwilliams and Dorothy Anne Lockie, 21 Jan 1928; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13755, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,508.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBK-5ZH : 8 November 2017), Dorothy Ann Mcwilliams, 1974.

 

Mary Margaret McWilliams (daughter of Annie Lillian James)

Mary Margaret McWilliams (1905–1957); Birth 16 JUN 1905, Rapid City, Man, Canada; Death 7 AUG 1957, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

1911 Canada Census; Marguerite McWilliams [indexed as Margarites McWilliams] in household of Annie McWilliams [indexed as Annia McWilliams], Year: 1911; Census Place: 34 – Vancouver City, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page: 50; Family No: 598; Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNL-KZYP : 21 January 2016), Warwick William Lockyer and Mary Margaret McWilliams, 08 Oct 1937; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number , Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 100,548,085.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPJ-YRL : 8 November 2017), Mary Margaret Lockyer, 1957.

 

Warwick William Lockyer (husband of Mary Margaret McWilliams)

Warwick William Alexander Lockyer (1905–2001); Birth 29 AUG 1905, Lewisham, London, England; Death 11 MAR 2001, Prescott Valley, Yavapai, Arizona, USA (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FD7-DKS : 1 October 2014), Warwick William A Lockyer, 1903; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Lewisham, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWRZ-KLV : 1 August 2017), Warwick William Alexander Lockyer in household of William Constable Lockyer, Greenwich, Greenwich S E, London, England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNL-KZY2 : 21 January 2016), Warwick William Lockyer and Mary Margaret McWilliams, 08 Oct 1937; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number , Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 100,548,085.

“California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index, 1915-1976,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXQW-DQC : 11 March 2018), Warwick William Lockyer, 1957; citing Naturalization, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1525 (United States: National Archives and Records Service, Los Angeles Branch, 2016).

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V9P9-JZ4 : 19 May 2014), W W Lockyer, 11 Mar 2001; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Harold Godfrey McWilliams (son of Annie Lillian James)

Harold Godfrey McWilliams (1905–1983) Birth AUG. 4, 1905, Rapid City, Manitoba, Canada; Death JUL. 29, 1983, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

1911 Canada Census; Harold McWilliams [indexed as Howald McWilliams] in household of Annie McWilliams [indexed as Annia McWilliams], Year: 1911; Census Place: 34 – Vancouver City, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page: 50; Family No: 598; Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2MR-BY8X : 2 February 2016), Harold Godfrey McWIlliams and Cassye Morley Lambert, 1938.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1B-SQ2 : 8 November 2017), Harold Godfrey Mcwilliams, 1983; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/cd53c6e3-7e03-4dc8-8e4f-addf3d86411b.

 

Cassie Morley Lambert (wife of Harold Godfrey Mcwilliams)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2MR-BYD7 : 2 February 2016), Harold Godfrey McWIlliams and Cassye Morley Lambert, 1938.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRN-L4Z : 8 November 2017), Cassie Morley Mcwilliams, 1956.

 

Gloria Joan McRoberts (wife of Harold Godfrey McWilliams)

Gloria Joan McWilliams, death notice; published in The Times Colonist on Oct. 10, 2008; http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timescolonist/obituary.aspx?n=gloria-mcwilliams&pid=118653461: “McWilliams, Gloria Joan (nee McRoberts) Gloria passed away on September 29th, 2008, just before her 80th birthday on November 5th. She was born and spent her life in Victoria. Gloria enjoyed a secretarial career with the B.C. Government, retiring as a Deputy Minister’s secretary in 1962 to marry Harold McWilliams, who predeceased her. She was active in community work and possessed a keen sense of humour. She was President of Chapter AA, PEO sisterhood; Captain, Ladies Division, Uplands Golf Club; and Secretary, B.C. Gov’t. Retired Employees’ Assn. Gloria is survived by the families of stepson Jim McWilliams and his wife, Barbara and deceased stepdaughter Diana Donaldson , consisting of six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Gloria has two close cousins, Judy Seamands and James Vey. The family appreciates the frequent visits by friends Ione Humphrey, Ruth King and Anna and Joe Brown. Thanks also to the caring staff and volunteers at the Palliative Care Unit at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Canadian Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. A celebration of her life is being planned, following interment at Royal Oak Burial Park. 505459

Notice to Creditors and Others: The British Columbia Gazette, Volume CXLVIII, No. 45; November 6, 2008; http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/bcgaz1/bcgaz1/1059828468 : “Notice is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the following estates: . . . Gloria Joan McWilliams, deceased, formerly of Victoria, BC, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned executors at 704, 880 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2B7, on or before the 5th day of December 2008, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. — Michael Bryan Martin Ellis and Laura Donaldson, Executors. Straith & Company, Solicitors.”

 

Georgina McWilliams (daughter of Annie Lillian James)

Georgina Edna McWilliams (1910–1988); Birth SEP. 22, 1910, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Death JUL. 12, 1988, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

1911 Canada Census; Georgina McWilliams [indexed as GA??in McWilliams] in household of Annie McWilliams [indexed as Annia McWilliams], Year: 1911; Census Place: 34 – Vancouver City, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page: 50; Family No: 598; Ancestry.com. 1911 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1939-09-470425; Richard McGeorge and Georgina E. Mcwilliams; date of marriage: April 7, 1939; place of death: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d3eba7e0-c5cd-464b-8241-a5a5214cac81.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1988-09-011428; Georgina Edna Mcgeorge; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B17122; GSU Microfilm Number: 1709261; date of death: July 12, 1988;  place: Abbotsford; age at death: 77; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/00b9b915-9a8e-4d24-83c5-6a715e62cd97; medical certificate of death; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d33be3c0-6427-4f46-b019-fe98c3a0bd16.

 

Richard McGeorge (husband of Georgina Edna McWilliams)

Richard McGeorge (1907–1991); Birth MAY 21 1907, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Death OCTOBER 29 1991, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1939-09-470425; Richard McGeorge and Georgina E. McWilliams; date of marriage: April 7, 1939; place of death: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d3eba7e0-c5cd-464b-8241-a5a5214cac81.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1991-09-019319; Richard Mcgeorge; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B17154; date of death: October 29, 1991; place of death: Vancouver; age at death: 84; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/25830ccc-e4f4-4461-a51d-459504fbb48f; medical certificate of death; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/edf94c25-94c8-4aaa-b3b7-371d155ccb31.